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Police and community groups host Night Out Against Crime

Police and community groups host Night Out Against Crime

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department and Choice Community Council hosted the town's 19th annual National Night Out Against Crime celebration Aug. 5 at the Munster Community Pool. This year's event, an effort to promote police and community partnerships through a variety of fun and educati…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

Nine chiefs of police in eight years. It's not exactly a mark of stability.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Collaboration can improve public safety

GUEST COMMENTARY: Collaboration can improve public safety

Serious crimes do not respect geographic boundaries. The same is true for offenders and, sadly, their victims.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County Crime Briefs

Valpo youth, 13, accused of battering police officer

June 19, 2014 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: Regional efforts help police fight crime

Northwest Indiana has entered a new era of regional cooperation when it comes to police work. It's paying off.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am
State assessment of Gary PD pinpoints staffing, other deficiencies

State assessment of Gary PD pinpoints staffing, other deficiencies

GARY | Staffing deficiencies, a pervasive lack of respect for authority and low confidence in command are plaguing Gary Police Department operations, a state report culling department employees' views concludes.

October 03, 2013 8:00 pm Related

Hobart's National Night Out Against Crime will be at pool

HOBART | The city plans to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the community pool, 810 W. 10th St.

August 05, 2013 12:05 am

Hobart's National Night Out features swimming, more

HOBART | The city plans to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 at the community pool, 810 W. 10th St.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart's National Night Out celebration slated for Aug. 6

HOBART | The city plans to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 at the community pool, 810 W. 10th St.

July 20, 2013 12:00 am
Gary's new violent crime tactic: 'Vengeance is the Lord's'

Gary's new violent crime tactic: 'Vengeance is the Lord's'

GARY | Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram said he is fed up with the retaliatory gun violence in his city and is vowing to do something about it.

July 13, 2013 11:28 pm Video Photos

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EDITORIAL: Fighting crime begins with speaking out

Communities United Against Violence held an anti-violence summit Saturday in Gary. This anti-violence message needs to spread throughout the city — and beyond — so residents become more eager to share information with police and take other actions to break crime's grip on their lives.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am

Cedar Lake man charged with theft from Hobart business

HOBART | A 28-year-old Cedar Lake man stole copper from a Hobart business where he was employed and sold the items for profit, police said.

May 09, 2013 9:15 pm
Cops ask help identifying man suspected in gift card scheme

Cops ask help identifying man suspected in gift card scheme

HOBART | Police are seeking residents' help identifying a man they believe was involved in a Jan. 24 crime.

February 05, 2013 12:05 am

3 charged with theft, forgery after Hobart shopping spree

HOBART | An out-of-state man and two women used forged travelers checks to go on a shopping spree in the U.S. 30 retail area of Hobart, police said.

February 05, 2013 12:05 am

Lake Station man charged with fraud after using stolen credit cards

HOBART | A Lake Station man used stolen credit cards to make purchases in Hobart, Merrillville and Porter County, police said.

January 30, 2013 8:30 pm

Police Chief Jeff White steps down as Hobart's top cop

HOBART | Hobart Police Chief Jeff White stepped down as department head effective Tuesday, Mayor Brian Snedecor said.

January 15, 2013 7:28 pm

Sauk Village man, 32, linked to attempted armed robbery

HOBART | A 32-year-old Sauk Village man sprayed chemicals in the face of a security guard while fleeing with stolen items from the mall, police said.

December 28, 2012 8:09 pm

Hobart cops advise women of break-in, attempted break-in

HOBART | Hobart police are advising women living in the central part of the city to be aware of a break-in and break-in attempt at houses within a few blocks of each other.

December 27, 2012 8:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Citizen involvement is vital crime-fighting tool

Shoppers who witnessed Saturday's shooting at Westfield Southlake mall in Hobart might not realize how aggressively Northwest Indiana police are working to keep down the crime rate.

November 13, 2012 12:00 am Related
Two charged with dealing prescription drugs following Lake Station raid

Two charged with dealing prescription drugs following Lake Station raid

LAKE STATION | A Lake Station couple were charged Thursday with dealing prescription drugs out of their home near Edison Junior/Senior High School, police said.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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